SANF May 2013 : Page 50

Designers Uncensored Twenty of this year’s Decorator Showcase participants sound off on guilty-pleasure tchotchkes, emerald fatigue, and the lure of the blue-box Swede. By LAurEn Murrow (APrIL 27–MAY 27, 2800 PACIFIC AVe.) The Looker Survey Item of furniture you’d sell your soul to own “I’d not only sell my soul, but I’d give it to the devil for one of those Hudson furniture Pangea chandeliers .” –Phillip Silver, Bigelow + Silver “A Fornasetti cabinet , for heaven’s sake.” –Martha Angus, Martha Angus Inc. “I would sell a kidney for edward Wormley’s listen to me chaise .” –Zoe Hsu, Z Dimensions Interior Design “ scala luxury’s Klismos chair in any finish. So hot!” –Shelley Cahan, Shelley and Co. “Any piece from the hermès maison collection.” –Barbara Chambers, Chambers and Chambers DECORATOR SHOWCASE ROOM YOU’RE MOST EXCITED TO SEE ★ toP PiCK : Martha Angus ’s family room. “Her designs are tailored but playful, and she always selects great artwork.” –Catherine Kwong, Catherine Kwong Design RuNNERS-uP: Catherine Kwong’s living room, Jay Jeffers’s office ➩ Favorite conversation piece: “A strategically placed copy of the Sex book by Madonna. It’s difficult to resist the aluminum cover, and once open…oh my!” – Kriste Michelini, Kriste Michelini Interiors DESIGN TREND YOU’D LIKE TO REVIVE “Eccentricity. I love nothing more than clients who don’t just want their art to match their sofa.” –Alexandra ray, Five Senses Art Consultancy DESIGN TREND YOU’D LIKE TO KILL “I am going to die if I see another reclaimed wood and metal table.” –Kelley “Color of the year. Who gave Pantone the right to choose the color of the year?” –Matthew Leverone “Flash-sale addiction. I’d explain, but I only have five minutes and 42 seconds left to decide whether to buy this ivory towel set.” –Emilie Munroe, CloCkWise from top: Courtesy of fornasetti; Courtesy of pantone; Courtesy of stuff; pHillip Harvey Flynn, Kelley Flynn Design David Oldroyd’s pad “Pink. It’s a great color, if used correctly.” –willem racké, willem racké Studio DESiGNER’S HouSE You’D MoSt liKE to liVE iN “My house was previously owned by orlando Diaz-azcuy , and it was so beautiful and minimal then. His current house is simple and clean, with a view.” – Stephanie Fillbrandt, Marsh and Clark Design David oldroyd. “When are you moving out, David, so I can move in?” –Matthew Leverone, Leverone Design RuNNERS-uP: Martha Angus, Ken Fulk, Will Wick “Chintz. I’d like to see it reinvented in a cool way.” –Jay Jeffers, Jeffers Design Group 2013 color of the year tie Emilie Munroe Design Designer you’d most like to punch BEST SOURCE FOR VINTAGE AND ANTIQUES “Darin Geise of Coup d’Etat, only because he finds the best pieces. It would be a punch of envy.” – Jaimie Belew, Jaimie Belew Interior Design 50 San Francisco | May 2013 ★ toP PiCK: stuff. “You can lose hours just Past Perfect RuNNERS-uP: Alameda flea market, exploring. Establish a goal before diving in.” –Emilie Munroe Wall of art at Stuff

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